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Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers

  • Bustin' Loose [Source, 1979] B+

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Bustin' Loose [Source, 1979]
Toward the end of 1978, these D.C. journeymen got lucky and hit the discos with the title track, which was very funk-soul for that disco moment. The album that resulted is almost like a field recording--a completely unpretentious document of what sort of originals a modestly gifted funk-soul dance band might be doing in 1978. There's even a salsa. Very likable. B+